How can employers provide a brighter future for women in the cleaning sector?

9th of May 2016
How can employers provide a brighter future for women in the cleaning sector?

Dr Ilham Kadri, president of the Diversey Care division at Sealed Air, writes her latest blog for ECJ. Here she discusses the role of women in the cleaning sector, and how employers must work towards promoting gender inclusion and the advancement of female employees within the cleaning industry.

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Longer term contracts - a new kind of relationship

6th of May 2016
Longer term contracts - a new kind of relationship

Cleaning contracts typically run for a term of three years, a period many service providers argue is simply not long enough to enable them to make the investment and impact they would like at the site. However there are now some longer term contracts being awarded to cleaning and facilities management companies and these bring a whole new dynamic

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Baker sacked for not washing his hands loses unfair dismissal claim

5th of May 2016
Baker sacked for not washing his hands loses unfair dismissal claim

A bakery employee from the Welsh valleys was sacked after a hand hygiene lapse during a night shift. And the 47-year-old baker later lost his claim for unfair dismissal against the Greggs high street chain as well.

The incident occurred in July 2015 when Sion Donovan went to fetch equipment from the locker room at a Gregg's bakery in Treforest,

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Read ECJ April/May online now

2nd of May 2016
Read ECJ April/May online now

The April/May edition of ECJ is now available to read online. Highlights include a full preview of the ISSA/INTERCLEAN exhibition in Amsterdam next week, an overview of Europe's litter problem and a business focus on adapting to the digital age.

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ISSA organises varied seminar programme

2nd of May 2016
ISSA organises varied seminar programme

Worldwide industry association ISSA is organising a comprehensive educational seminar programme at ISSA/INTERCLEAN.

Running on May 10 and 11 it includes topics as diverse as opportunities created by the circular economy, how to make the most of advances in data gathering, adapting to changes in the industry supply chain and growing profitability

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Innovation Award winners to be announced next Tuesday

2nd of May 2016
Innovation Award winners to be announced next Tuesday

One of the biggest highlights of the exhibition is always the presentation of the Amsterdam Innovation Award, and this year's winner will be announced during a special ceremony on the opening day.

The list of finalists across the three categories has been announced - Kärcher with two nominations, Sealed Air Diversey Care with two

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